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Instagram’s Twitter Alternative ‘Threads’ Launch Halted in Europe Over Privacy Concerns
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Instagram’s Twitter Alternative ‘Threads’ Launch Halted in Europe Over Privacy Concerns

According to Ireland's Data Protection Commission (DPC), Instagram Threads, Meta's impending Twitter rival, won't be introduced in the EU because to privacy concerns. The watchdog has spoken with the social media behemoth about the new product, according to the Irish Independent, which also stated that the release will not include the E.U. "at this point." The debut of Threads, Meta's response to Twitter, is scheduled for July 6, 2023. According to its description, it's a "text-based conversation app" that lets Instagram users "discuss everything from the topics you care about today to what'll be trending tomorrow read more Instagram's Twitter Alternative 'Threads' Launch Halted in Europe Over Privacy Concerns. Stay one step ahead of cyber threats with ReconBee.com. Explore our c...
Meta tightens up parental controls on Instagram
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Meta tightens up parental controls on Instagram

Meta is tightening up its Instagram and Facebook Messenger systems, adding parental control and restrictions on unwanted conversations and images. The decision was made in light of growing worries about how social media technologies may affect children's health. Parents will be able to keep tabs on how much time their teenagers spend on Messenger and receive updates on their contact lists according to changes revealed by Meta on June 27. The new feature, however, does not permit parents to view their children's messages, according to the internet giant. In order to allay parents' worries, Instagram has also undergone changes. Now, parents can see how many Instagram pals their kids have read more Meta tightens up parental controls on Instagram. Stay one step ahead of cyber threats...
Instagram Chief Outlines Key Areas of Focus for the App in 2023
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Instagram Chief Outlines Key Areas of Focus for the App in 2023

Instagram had a mixed year in 2022, breaking a new record for monthly active users (2 billion), while also constantly emulating TikTok and appearing to lose some of its unique personality in the process. The fact that IG is no longer a novel app seems to be its biggest problem. Because all of its tools and features are so imitative, it is no longer a cultural leader in the same way that it once was. In addition, because of its insistence on highlighting more content from users that you don't follow, the app has moved further away from its original purpose and into a space somewhere between YouTube, TikTok, Snapchat, and even the earlier versions of Facebook. Again, with 2 billion users, it appears to still be effective, and Instagram's imitation of TikTok has at least one significan...